ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Another church is also trying to stop the violence in South Albany.
New Macedonia Church is holding a MAYDAY stop the violence block party next weekend.
Event organizers said the day will be a place for fun food and fellowship.
The plan to have local religious leaders and city leaders there to talk about ways they can reduce violent crime in the area
"It's causing a lot of people to not want to live here, to not want to come to visit. And we are the Good Life City. So it should be a place where people want to come to visit, to want to come and live," said Keisa Perry, with the church.
If you want to participate, the event will be at the church May 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.